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Sat 25th Jun 16 World of Wine
Sat 13th Aug Vine to Wine
Sat 10th Sep 16 World of Wine
Sat 22nd Oct 16 World of Wine
Sat 19th Nov 16 Vine to Wine
A great 'all rounder' Wine-Tasting Course. You'll look at wine in a whole new way...as well as sniffing and tasting it! While tasting at least 14wines you'll learn how region, climate, winemaking techniques and many other factors affect the final wine in the bottle. You'll learn about many of the major wines from around the world and the key characteristics of each. This course will set you in the right direction to finding the wines you enjoy, choosing wines on restaurant wine lists and before you know it you'll have caught the wine bug and want to learn more! All this and much more in a fun and informative 1 Day Wine Tasting Workshop.
Typical Edinburgh Wine-Tasting Experience Day
10.30 - 11.00: Learn how to taste wine (i.e. what's does all the swirling & sniffing tell you?!) 1 Wine
11.00 - 12.45: White Wines from around the world 5 Wines
12.45 - 13.45: Food & Wine matching lunch 3 Wines
13.45 - 16.00: Red Wines from around the World 6 Wines
This course has been designed to provide a solid foundation in your understanding of wine and as such enhance your appreciation. Focussing on the major grape varieties this workshop will enable you to understand why your Chablis tastes so different to that 'Aussie' Chardonnay and why some people prefer a Merlot to a Malbec. As with the other workshops you'll learn how to taste and analyse the wines and will sample 15 different wines and enjoy a 3 course lunch. Running 10.30am - 4pm
We look at the old world wine producing countries - Concentrating on France in the morning then looking at Italy, Spain, Portugal and Germany in the afternoon You'll gain a better understanding of what's really behind, the often very difficult to understand labels, the grape varieties, wine styles and much much more.
Takes you to the main wine producing countries of the New World - Australia, New Zealand, South Africa, South America, and North America. You'll gain a better understanding of the regionality, key wine styles and grape varieties and wine making techniques within these countries. You’ll learn how to taste and analyse wine like a professional as well as getting a better understanding of what each of these countries is doing well.
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